Femi Osilaja studied Economics at the University of Ife, Ile Ife (now known as Obafemi Awolowo University) and later completed his Post - Graduate studies at the University of Lagos from where he obtained a Masters degree in Public Administration. (MPA) He is also an old student of Igbobi College, Yaba and King's College, Lagos.
His work record includes 9 years with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as an Economist and Strategic Planning Officer and another 6 years as a distinguished banker.
Femi is presently on the board of several other companies amongst which are:-
Passionate Wheels Company Limited, a Lagos based Petroleum Haulage Company;
Royaltrips Company Limited, an IATA licensed Travels and Tours Company;
Dataflex Nigeria Limited, a foremost Information Technology Solutions Company providing enterprise ICT services to mid-range and large scale companies across Nigeria.
Femi is also the Proprietor of Pryca Floors, a company that imports and markets Woodbase Laminate Flooring.
Femi is a member of Ikoyi Club 1938, Ikeja Golf Club and the Apapa Boat Club. Femi is happily married to Bukky and they are blessed with wonderful young men.